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No. 2 Precentor's Court
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25 reviews
No. 2 Precentor's Court
No. 2 Precentor's Court
Five Star Gold
300 year old listed building
Kitchen/diner
Kitchen clock
Kitchen/diner
Pantry
Betty's fruit cake
Lectern with 'The Knowledge'
Minster Services
The 'Knowledge'
View to courtyard garden
Hallway leading to courtyard
Courtyard garden
Lounge
Lounge
Hallway
Stairs to first floor
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 1
Fireplace bedroom 1
Bedroom 1
Trumpet chandalier, 1 of 2
High quaility towels and linen
House bathroom
House bathroom
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2
Stairs to second floor
Staircase from top landing
Top landing with vew to bedroom 3
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 3
Shower wetroom
Bedroom 4
Bedroom 4
Precentor's Court c. 1900
West Door, York Minster
York Minster
Boxing Hare Ltd.
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Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
York, North Yorkshire, England

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Jads-30
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Beautiful house, awesome location”
Reviewed 23 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
1
person found this review helpful

This house was beautiful! attention to detail was superb and the house so well situated in York. The owners were brilliant and made everything so easy in terms of finding the place, parking and whats on and around York. We were made to feel very welcome and the property felt like home! I would definitely recommend this property to anyone who wanted to escape to York for a few days!

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Liked best: Its location
Liked least: The cathedral bells at 0900 :-)
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
9 Aug 2014
Dear 'Jads-30', thank you very much for taking the time and trouble to post a review. Your feedback and recommendation is very important to us. Thanks again, Boxing Hare.
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Claire B
Stamford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Super convenient, super stylish - a perfect place to stay.”
Reviewed 24 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014
1
person found this review helpful

It's the most beautifully decorated house right opposite York Minster, in the middle of the city. They've thought of everything - top of the range linen, quirky furniture & art work, groovy internet TV, very own parking space (up the road) etc. etc etc Can't say enough good things about it - we had the best time.

Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
27 May 2014
Dear Claire,
Thank you so much for taking the time to review No.2 Precentor's Court. Your feedback is very important to us and we are really pleased that you enjoyed you stay. We hope that you will come and stay with us again. Best wishes, Jane (Boxing Hare)
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France
Reviewed 10 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

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Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend?  
Recommended for:
A romantic getaway Older travelers
Luxury-minded travelers
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Management Response
10 May 2014
Dear Insa,

Many thanks for your kind review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay - it means that we have done our job. Thanks also for the dining recommendations whiich will be incorporated into the 'Knowledge' for the benefit of our other guests.

Best wishes,

S & J (Boxing Hare)
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Alison R
Moniaive, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Beautiful property - a hidden gem in a great location”
Reviewed 21 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

I'm not often given to writing reviews of places I have stayed, but felt I just wanted to share with everyone what a fantastic property 2 Precentor's Court is! It is a truly gorgeous, historic house in a quiet little street right next to York Minster.

The property is beautifully decorated and oozes luxury and comfort - full of antiques, original art and lovely soft furnishings. The bedrooms are lovely, with views over the Minster and modern bathrooms have been imaginatively fitted into this characterful and historic house.

We loved the keypad entry, small courtyard garden to relax after a full day's shopping (!) and central, large kitchen diner for meeting up to plan the next day/evening. Free parking a short walk from the property was a real surprise in the centre of York, but being so central you can walk to all the main attractions and soak up the atmosphere.

We enjoyed a walk through the Museum Gardens and along the river, and found some great restaurants literally just round the corner (we especially liked No 8 in Gillygate).

All in all a great place to stay and a hidden gem. I had a great time with friends and will definitely return, hopefully for longer next time. Try a stay here you won't be disappointed. The Boxing Hare team think of everything and make your stay most enjoyable.

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Liked best: Location and ambience of the property
Liked least: Having to leave!
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
21 Apr 2014
Dear Alison,

Thank you so much for posting such a positive review. It is really important to all of us at Boxing Hare to get your feedback, and we genuinely appreciate you taking the time to do that.

Thanks again,

Boxing Hare
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Todmorden
Reviewed 17 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Value Rooms
Location Cleanliness
Check-in / front desk Service
Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend?  
Recommended for:
A romantic getaway Older travelers
Luxury-minded travelers
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
17 Apr 2014
Dear Colin,
Thank you so much for you kind and thorough review. We are really pleased that Precentors met your expectations and it was great to get such positive and early feedback for our new venture. We hope that you will come and stay with us again.
Best wishes,
Stephen & Jane (Boxing Hare)
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
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